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Inuk

Inuk
Your Price: $17.95 CDN
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Author: Henry Beissel
Translated by: Arlette Franciere
Introduction by: Keith Garebian
Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 116
Pub. Date: 2001
ISBN-10: 0887546080
ISBN-13: 9780887546082

About the Play:

RARE BOOK, only a very limited number of copies are still available.

Inuk is a full-length play by Henry Beissel, which is presented in both English and French translation by Arlette Franciere .

This classic Canadian play for young and old alike is the wonderful story of an Inuk boy whose father is killed during a mid-winter hunt. He goes in search of the sun, finds it imprisoned in an iceberg and finally succeeds in setting it free.

Cast: 5 or more actors plus masks

What people say:

"A morality play about adolescence and maturity, about living and dying, about the unique capacity of imagination to give meaning and significance to what is otherwise meaningless... Henry Beissel has written a Canadian classic." — Canadian Children's Drama & Theatre

"The tale is an admirable blend of fairy tale and poetry that appeals equally to adults and children." — The Free Press

About the Playwright:

Henry Beissel is a poet, playwright, essayist, translator and editor who now lives in Ottawa with his wife Arlette Franciere, the distinguished translator and painter.